Training

Movement screening: what it is & how it helps athletes

Heard of functional movement screening (FMS) and movement competency screening but unsure about what exactly they are and how they can help triathletes? Top Kona age-grouper and physiotherapist Alison Wilson, and sports performance specialist Dr. Matt Kritz PhD explains all you need to know
07 December 2016 at 09:03

Strength training for running: 6 key exercises

The single-leg movements in these strength training exercises ensure you build up balanced strength. It will also increase the stability of your muscles so every run step is controlled and powerful
05 December 2016 at 08:55

Strength training for cycling: 6 key exercises

Build strength across your frame so you’re able to better use your core and upper body to control your bike during long rides and your legs to push harder during every pedal stroke…
02 December 2016 at 10:12

Strength training for swimming: 6 key gym exercises

The following exercises have been designed to increase your range of motion and power so that every swim stroke you make becomes more dynamic and helps you cover more distance
01 December 2016 at 14:42

Tri tosh translator: 10 things triathletes say - and what they really mean

Martyn Brunt reveals the true meaning behind the tosh triathletes talk…
30 November 2016 at 12:30

Mountain biking benefits for triathletes

Winter is the perfect time of year to take your bike off-road. Andy Wadsworth shows you why mountain biking offers invaluable training benefits for triathletes.


25 November 2016 at 12:00

Alexander Technique: what it is and how it can help athletes

Elizabeth Dodgson explains how the Alexander Technique can help triathletes get faster, perform more efficiently and reduce the likelihood of injury
23 November 2016 at 08:40

How to gauge if you're running aerobically or anaerobically

Find it hard to control your run efforts and gauge whether you are running aerobically or anaerobically? Rob Stewart explains all
22 November 2016 at 12:26

Front crawl technique: paddle or rake hand position?

Scientists investigate the impact of finger position in swimming and find spread fingers offer greater efficiency
21 November 2016 at 14:32  (2)

Tri gadgets: how much should you use them?

Canadian professional triathlete, and Ironman record-holder Lionel Sanders advises a reader on how much they should rely on gadgets and when they should use, and not use, the stats.
21 November 2016 at 12:41

The top 15 Kona greats of all time

Just who are the greatest Ironman World Championship triathletes ever? We have argued, debated and discussed the many contenders, and come up with our top 15 Kona greats of all time - do you agree with our choices?
16 November 2016 at 12:34

Lunchtime Swims

Make the most of your lunch hour with Dan Bullock’s 45min pool-based sessions – guaranteed to find you some extra swim speed
16 November 2016 at 09:00

Periodised strength training programme for triathletes

As we plan winter training programmes for our athletes we always emphasise one aspect of training that commonly gets overlooked – strength training, says Matt Sanderson of Triathlon Coaching UK (TCUK). Here he explains why it is important and shares 12 exercises (complete with videos)
15 November 2016 at 10:43

Alistair and Jonny Brownlee talk potential Olympic changes, TUEs and SPOTY

The Brownlee brothers talk to Tim Heming about potential Olympic race format changes and additions, TUEs, riding the Tour de France and who should win the BBC Sports Personality of the Year
14 November 2016 at 13:55

Andy Lewis wins Inspirational Performance at BTF awards

GB's Paralympic gold medallist Andy Lewis talks to Tim Heming about his phenomenal rise to the top tier of triathlon and what it means to him
14 November 2016 at 11:08

How to analyse your triathlon performance

The key to analysing progress? Recognising your strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats
11 November 2016 at 14:00

Injury-Free Running

Dr Catherine Laraman explains how to prevent running injuries from occurring, and how to treat them if they do strike
11 November 2016 at 09:00

15 Ironman training sessions from the pros

15 of the best long-distance triathletes in the world, including Craig Alexander, Daniela Ryf, Lucy Gossage, and Joe Skipper, share their top Ironman training sessions to help you reach your next-season goals…
10 November 2016 at 09:25

How to pace your swim

Always arriving into T1 exhausted? Fed up of feeling like you haven’t swum your best? Then follow Dan Bullock’s tips for getting to grips with pacing your swim in the excitement of a race
07 November 2016 at 14:00

Tips for managing carpal tunnel syndrome when cycling

Suffer wrist pain and numbness/pins and needles in your thumb and adjacent fingers when cycling? You could be suffering from carpal tunnel syndrome says sports therapist Kevin James. Here he explains causes, symptoms and management
03 November 2016 at 11:25